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Android: Get Contact Details (ID, Name, Phone, Photo) @ http://tausiq.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/android-get-contact-details-id-name-phone-photo
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
package="com.example"
android:versionCode="1"
android:versionName="1.0">
<uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="8"/>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_CONTACTS" />
<application android:label="@string/app_name">
<activity android:name="MyActivity"
android:label="@string/app_name">
<intent-filter>
<action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN"/>
<category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER"/>
</intent-filter>
</activity>
</application>
</manifest>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- @res/layout/main.xml -->
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
android:orientation="vertical"
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="fill_parent" >
<Button android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:text="Select a Contact"
android:onClick="onClickSelectContact" />
<ImageView android:id="@+id/img_contact"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:adjustViewBounds="true"
android:contentDescription="Contacts Image"
/>
</LinearLayout>
package com.example;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.content.ContentUris;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.database.Cursor;
import android.graphics.Bitmap;
import android.graphics.BitmapFactory;
import android.net.Uri;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.provider.ContactsContract;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.ImageView;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
public class MyActivity extends Activity {
private static final String TAG = MyActivity.class.getSimpleName();
private static final int REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS = 1;
private Uri uriContact;
private String contactID; // contacts unique ID
/**
* Called when the activity is first created.
*/
@Override
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.main);
}
public void onClickSelectContact(View btnSelectContact) {
// using native contacts selection
// Intent.ACTION_PICK = Pick an item from the data, returning what was selected.
startActivityForResult(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_PICK, ContactsContract.Contacts.CONTENT_URI), REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS);
}
@Override
protected void onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, Intent data) {
super.onActivityResult(requestCode, resultCode, data);
if (requestCode == REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS && resultCode == RESULT_OK) {
Log.d(TAG, "Response: " + data.toString());
uriContact = data.getData();
retrieveContactName();
retrieveContactNumber();
retrieveContactPhoto();
}
}
private void retrieveContactPhoto() {
Bitmap photo = null;
try {
InputStream inputStream = ContactsContract.Contacts.openContactPhotoInputStream(getContentResolver(),
ContentUris.withAppendedId(ContactsContract.Contacts.CONTENT_URI, new Long(contactID)));
if (inputStream != null) {
photo = BitmapFactory.decodeStream(inputStream);
ImageView imageView = (ImageView) findViewById(R.id.img_contact);
imageView.setImageBitmap(photo);
}
assert inputStream != null;
inputStream.close();
} catch (IOException e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}
}
private void retrieveContactNumber() {
String contactNumber = null;
// getting contacts ID
Cursor cursorID = getContentResolver().query(uriContact,
new String[]{ContactsContract.Contacts._ID},
null, null, null);
if (cursorID.moveToFirst()) {
contactID = cursorID.getString(cursorID.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts._ID));
}
cursorID.close();
Log.d(TAG, "Contact ID: " + contactID);
// Using the contact ID now we will get contact phone number
Cursor cursorPhone = getContentResolver().query(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI,
new String[]{ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER},
ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTACT_ID + " = ? AND " +
ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE + " = " +
ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_MOBILE,
new String[]{contactID},
null);
if (cursorPhone.moveToFirst()) {
contactNumber = cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER));
}
cursorPhone.close();
Log.d(TAG, "Contact Phone Number: " + contactNumber);
}
private void retrieveContactName() {
String contactName = null;
// querying contact data store
Cursor cursor = getContentResolver().query(uriContact, null, null, null, null);
if (cursor.moveToFirst()) {
// DISPLAY_NAME = The display name for the contact.
// HAS_PHONE_NUMBER = An indicator of whether this contact has at least one phone number.
contactName = cursor.getString(cursor.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts.DISPLAY_NAME));
}
cursor.close();
Log.d(TAG, "Contact Name: " + contactName);
}
}
@abbath0767
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thank you! but this works only api < 23

@dmsherazi
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what if the contact has more than one phone number?

@AravindMJ
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Very helpful!

@samirsamedov
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That was very usefull thanks.

@bnovakovic
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In case anyone needs to get multiple numbers from same contact:

`
private void retrieveContactNumbers() {

    String contactNumber = null;
    // getting contacts ID
    Cursor cursorID = getActivity().getContentResolver().query(mContactUri,
            new String[]{ContactsContract.Contacts._ID},
            null, null, null);

    if (cursorID.moveToFirst()) {
        contactID = cursorID.getString(cursorID.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts._ID));
    }

    cursorID.close();

    // Using the contact ID now we will get contact phone number
    Cursor cursorPhone = getActivity().getContentResolver().query(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI,
            new String[]{ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER},

            ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTACT_ID + " = ? AND " +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_HOME +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_MOBILE +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_FAX_WORK +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_FAX_HOME +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_PAGER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_OTHER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_CALLBACK +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_CAR +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_COMPANY_MAIN +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_OTHER_FAX +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_RADIO +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_TELEX +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_TTY_TDD +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_WORK_MOBILE +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_WORK_PAGER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_ASSISTANT +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_MMS,

            new String[]{contactID},
            null);

    while (cursorPhone.moveToNext()){
        contactNumber = cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.DATA));
         Log.d(TAG, "Contact Phone Number: " + contactNumber);
    }
    cursorPhone.close();

}`

@praviinz
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suppose i hv button select all
how do i select all contact

@bwmusake
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I have looked at this code for a long time trying to see where uriContact gets assigned, and I can't find it, can someone please point me to the right direction as to what exactly am missing

@bwmusake
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Am basically asking what is the value of Uri uriContact, when it is used in the query statement as I cannot find the instance it is getting assigned to a value, tho has been used. Thank you

@nagarjsr50
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I did factory reset of my Lenova K6 power powered by Android ver.6.0.1 without saving my contacts about 1100nos.
I need to recover them.Is it possible?If so pls help me.

@pinakjoshi
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Thanks!

@NicolasABC
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NicolasABC commented Jul 6, 2017

Hi, can anyone help on why this keeps crashing when I try to retrieve the phone number of a contact please? I've tried multiple ways but it just doesn't seem to work. Not sure if the problem is in the declaration of the cursor?

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

private static final int REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS = 1;
private Uri uriContact;
private String contactID;     // contacts unique ID

@Override
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
}

public void onClickSelectContact(View btnSelectContact) {
    startActivityForResult(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_PICK, ContactsContract.Contacts.CONTENT_URI), REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS);
    Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "starting ActivityForResult");
}

@Override
protected void onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, Intent data) {
    super.onActivityResult(requestCode, resultCode, data);

    if (requestCode == REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS && resultCode == RESULT_OK) {
        Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "Response: " + data.toString());
        uriContact = data.getData();

        retrieveContactNumber();
    }
}

private void retrieveContactNumber() {

    String contactNumber;
    String contactEmail = null;

    // getting contacts ID
    Cursor cursorID = getContentResolver().query(uriContact,
            new String[]{ContactsContract.Contacts._ID},
            null, null, null);

    if (cursorID.moveToFirst()) {
        contactID = cursorID.getString(cursorID.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts._ID));
    }

    cursorID.close();
    Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "Contact ID: " + contactID);

    Cursor cursorPhone = getContentResolver().query(uriContact, null, null, null, null);

    while (cursorPhone.moveToNext()) {
        Integer hasPhoneNumber = null;
        hasPhoneNumber = Integer.parseInt(cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts.HAS_PHONE_NUMBER)));
        Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "hasPhoneNumber = " + hasPhoneNumber);

        if (hasPhoneNumber > 0){
            String DisplayName = cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.DISPLAY_NAME));
            Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "Display Name = " + DisplayName);
            
            contactNumber = cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER));
            Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "contactNumber = " + contactNumber);
        } else{
            Log.d("PROGRESSCHECK", "No Phone number");
        }
    }

    cursorPhone.close();

}

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aamrin commented Jul 10, 2017

hello, when I run this app it shows me unfortunately stop how i solve this error please reply as soon as possible and help me

@pierre225
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Thank you so much !!!

@ZAHRAA26
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ZAHRAA26 commented Jul 14, 2017

@aamrin
when it doesn't make with you you can add read_contacts permission in manifest file

i found filter result from logcat file that APP can't read contacts.
show this for more information
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19931987/how-to-filter-logcat-in-android-studio/19948588#19948588

@aamrin
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aamrin commented Jul 15, 2017

when I click on button and click on any contact t it show unfortunately stop please help me to sort out and reply soon as possible

@garganshu
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Add runtime permission if using marshmallow.
The app will crash if the runtime permission check is not added

@Ncastro878
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This has been very helpful. Thanks alot!

@lihongzhan
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Thank you,it's very useful!

@thetechnerdrohit
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what should i do if i wanna select multiple contact plzz help me plzzzz

@NandaShetty
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Thank you so much ,it was very help full!

@tomerpetel
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Thx! much appreciated!

@Sajjad5989
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Hello
Thank you very much
## Your code is very useful and I've used it
I hope you have more success

@bibin-johny
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Thanks , Really useful..

@SteveOye
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Thanks, you saved me after two days of misery

@saadh393
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Thanks a lot.

@overlord-cyber
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how can i get the email and birthday from contact

@chnouman
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chnouman commented Aug 6, 2020

In case anyone needs to get multiple numbers from same contact:

`
private void retrieveContactNumbers() {

    String contactNumber = null;
    // getting contacts ID
    Cursor cursorID = getActivity().getContentResolver().query(mContactUri,
            new String[]{ContactsContract.Contacts._ID},
            null, null, null);

    if (cursorID.moveToFirst()) {
        contactID = cursorID.getString(cursorID.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts._ID));
    }

    cursorID.close();

    // Using the contact ID now we will get contact phone number
    Cursor cursorPhone = getActivity().getContentResolver().query(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI,
            new String[]{ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER},

            ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTACT_ID + " = ? AND " +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_HOME +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_MOBILE +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_FAX_WORK +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_FAX_HOME +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_PAGER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_OTHER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_CALLBACK +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_CAR +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_COMPANY_MAIN +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_OTHER_FAX +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_RADIO +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_TELEX +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_TTY_TDD +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_WORK_MOBILE +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_WORK_PAGER +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_ASSISTANT +
                    ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.TYPE_MMS,

            new String[]{contactID},
            null);

    while (cursorPhone.moveToNext()){
        contactNumber = cursorPhone.getString(cursorPhone.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.DATA));
         Log.d(TAG, "Contact Phone Number: " + contactNumber);
    }
    cursorPhone.close();

}`

not working.

@TRIJIT-BHATTACHARJEE
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Unfortunately, app has stopped.

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ghost commented Nov 28, 2020

hello,
Your code is very useful and I've used it
but the main problem in this ,it doesnt take permission so please add permission code
` public void onClickSelectContact(View btnSelectContact) {

    // using native contacts selection
    // Intent.ACTION_PICK = Pick an item from the data, returning what was selected.
     if(!hasPhoneContactsPermission(Manifest.permission.READ_CONTACTS))
     {
                requestPermission(Manifest.permission.READ_CONTACTS);
       }else {
          startActivityForResult(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_PICK, ContactsContract.Contacts.CONTENT_URI), REQUEST_CODE_PICK_CONTACTS);
      }
}

// Check whether user has phone contacts manipulation permission or not.
private boolean hasPhoneContactsPermission(String permission) {
/*boolean ret = false;
// If android sdk version is bigger than 23 the need to check run time permission.
if(Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.M) {

        // return phone read contacts permission grant status.
        int hasPermission = ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(getApplicationContext(), permission);
        // If permission is granted then return true.
        if (hasPermission == PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED) {
            ret = true;
        }
    }else
    {
        ret = true;
    }
    return ret;*/
    boolean returnValue=false;
    // If android sdk version is bigger than 23 the need to check run time permission.
    if(Build.VERSION.SDK_INT>=Build.VERSION_CODES.M){
        int hasPermission= ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(getApplicationContext(),permission);
        if(hasPermission==PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED){
            returnValue=true;
        }
    }
    return returnValue;
}

// Request a runtime permission to app user.
private void requestPermission(String permission) {
    String requestPermissionArray[] = {permission};
    ActivityCompat.requestPermissions(this, requestPermissionArray, 1);
}

// After user select Allow or Deny button in request runtime permission dialog
// , this method will be invoked.
@Override
public void onRequestPermissionsResult(int requestCode, @NonNull String[] permissions, @NonNull int[] grantResults) {
    super.onRequestPermissionsResult(requestCode, permissions, grantResults);

    int length = grantResults.length;
    if(length > 0)
    {
        int grantResult = grantResults[0];

        if(grantResult == PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED) {

            Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(), "You allowed permission, please click the button again.", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
        }else
        {
            Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(), "You denied permission.", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
        }
    }
}

`

@sembapur
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thx bro, mantap jaya!

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